November 2007
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Nov2007, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p8
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The article highlights the political, economic and business conditions in Thailand. According to the author, it appears that General Sonthi Boonyaratglin is sending a clear signal to the army to cease meddling in politics with his sponsorship of incoming Army Chief General Anupong Paochinda. Meanwhile, inflation has rose to 2.1% year-on-year as fueled by high oil and food prices. On the other hand, banks in Thailand may face an increase in mergers and acquisitions amid pressure to cut costs.


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